Social-emotional learning (SEL) is the process of developing the self-awareness, self-control, and interpersonal skills that are needed for school, work, and life success.
People with strong social-emotional skills are better able to cope with everyday challenges and assists them academically, professionally, and socially. From effective problem-solving to self-discipline, from impulse control to emotion management and more, SEL provides a foundation for positive, long-term effects on children.
District 126 incorporates the Illinois Social Emotional Learning standards explicitly into everyday classroom instruciton across all grade levels (preschool - 8th grade). We are committed to building school communities that fosters respect, responsbiity, and caring through instructional programs, activities, and supports for all students.